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China Paper Industry 2019 Annual Report (1)
- 2020-05-25-

Production and consumption of paper and cardboard

(1) Production and consumption of paper and cardboard

According to the survey data of China Paper Association,In 2019, there were about 2,700 paper and paperboard production enterprises nationwide, and the national paper and paperboard production volume was 107.65 million tons, an increase of 3.16% over the previous year. The consumption was 107.04 million tons, an increase of 2.54% over the previous year, and the per capita annual consumption was 75 kg (1.400 billion people). From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of paper and cardboard production is 1.68%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 1.73%

(2) Production and consumption of main paper and cardboard products

1. Newsprint

In 2019, the production of newsprint was 1.5 million tons, an increase of -2.05% over the previous year; the consumption was 1.95 million tons, an increase of -17.72% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is -11.04%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is -8.24%.

2. Uncoated printing and writing paper

In 2019, the production of uncoated printing and writing paper was 17.8 million tons, an increase of 1.71% over the previous year; the consumption was 17.49 million tons, an increase of -0.11% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 1.05%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 1.06%.

3. Coated printing paper

In 2019, the production of coated printing paper was 6.8 million tons, an increase of -3.55% over the previous year; the consumption was 5.42 million tons, an increase of-10.26% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 0.68%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is -0.14%.

Of which: coated paper

In 2019, the production of coated paper was 6.3 million tons, an increase of -3.82% over the previous year; the consumption was 5.35 million tons, an increase of -7.92% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 1.42%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 1.21%.

4. Household paper

In 2019, the production of household paper was 10.05 million tons, an increase of 3.61% over the previous year; the consumption of 9.3 million tons, an increase of 3.22% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 5.51%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 5.65%.

5. Packaging paper

In 2019, the production of packaging paper was 6.95 million tons, an increase of 0.72% over the previous year; the consumption was 6.99 million tons, an increase of -0.29% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 1.65%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 1.49%.

6. White cardboard

In 2019, the production of white paperboard was 14.1 million tons, an increase of 5.62% over the previous year; the consumption was 12.77 million tons, an increase of 4.76% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 1.35%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 0.20%.

Of which: coated white cardboard

In 2019, the production of coated white paperboard was 13.5 million tons, an increase of 5.88% over the previous year; the consumption was 12.16 million tons, an increase of 5.01% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 1.32%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 0.11%.

7. Box cardboard

In 2019, the production volume of container board was 21.9 million tons, an increase of 2.10% over the previous year; the consumption volume was 24.03 million tons, an increase of 2.47% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 1.71%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 2.37%.

8. Corrugated base paper

In 2019, the production of corrugated base paper was 22.2 million tons, an increase of 5.46% over the previous year; the consumption was 23.74 million tons, an increase of 7.28% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 1.92%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 2.57%.

9. Special paper and cardboard

In 2019, the production of special paper and paperboard was 3.8 million tons, an increase of 18.75% over the previous year; the consumption was 3.09 million tons, an increase of 18.39% over the previous year. From 2010 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of production is 8.66%, and the average annual growth rate of consumption is 7.29%.

This report is issued by China Paper Association,For details, enter the download link:http://www.cppmp.com/newstitleservlet1.asp?News_Id=13278

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